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Re: [Gnumed-devel] trivial pursuit with loinc

From: Tim Churches
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] trivial pursuit with loinc
Date: 10 Oct 2004 07:21:05 +1000

On Sun, 2004-10-10 at 02:35, James Busser wrote:
> Quoting Ian Haywood <address@hidden>:
> > It has to be compatible with the GNU GPL or, we need *written*
> > permission from the copyright holder. Currently ICD-10 is the only one
> > that fits this definition.
> The license is not "named" but does it translate as "freeware"? (Not sure 
> if "freeware" is anywhere formally defined)

Also worth contacting Michael Legge and ask him to clarify the 
licensing information for the the Australian request and reporting codes
at - the former is
unsatisfactory, and the latter is just vague with respect to the
modifications that have been made to LOINC for Australian use.

I have previously stressed to Michael the need to resolve these issues
in a manner which is suitable for open source software.


Tim C

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